Transition Property Dialog
The Transition Property dialog provides all
controls on the effects and timings applied to transition between
slides. The dialog provides a live preview window that shows
what the transition will look like. Experimenting with
different combinations of transitions is the best way to find the
effects that work best for your applications. The figure
below shows The Transition Property dialog with the Push
Each transition selected will
bring up the options associated with them. Selecting the
option will display the results in the transition window exactly
as it will appear in your completed slide show.
The Transition Drop Down-Box
displays a list of available transition effects.
Clicking on an entry in the list selects that effect and provides
a subset of descriptive options. The Push
transition effect shown above offers four movement options.
Left, Right, Up and Down. Selecting one will cause the next
image to transition in being Pushed in the direction indicted by
the check button.
The Motion Blur selection
provides an additional effect of blurring the images as they move
in the transition.. This adds interest and variety to slide
shows. Again, try it to appreciate what it does.
Available Effects include:
Album- Left and Right
Cube - Left and Right
Blinds - Vertical, Horizontal,
Open Close and number of slats (2 - 20)
Push - Left, Right, Up and Down
Spin - Blur
Wipe In / Out Left, Right, Up
Window Open / Close Square,
Diamond, Circle, and Eye
Each of these offers additional
The Speed Drop-Down Box
sets the duration of the transition. Three preset times
Slow, Medium and Fast are provided and Exact which then allows
the user to set the exact length of the transition in the box
marked sec. (seconds) on the right of the Speed selection.
The preset times are:
Slow 3 sec
Medium 2 sec
Fast 1 sec
The Apply To selection list
offers the standard choices plus the ability to select only
slides using the transition type selected.
In the illustration above Push is
selected, selecting the All Push Transitions button will
have the selected changes apply only to slides specified as